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Putin says will seek new six-year term – Manila Video

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he would seek a new six-year term in the country’s March elections in a move that would extend his rule to 2024. “I will offer my candidacy for the post of president of the Russian Federation,” he said at the GAZ factory in Nizhny Novgorod, surrounded by workers. source link: Putin says will seek new six-year term – Manila Video.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilainformer manilainformerDec 7th, 2017

No program, no debate but Putin cruising to poll win

MOSCOW: Running with a lacklustre slogan, no program and refusing to debate his opponents, it sometimes seems like Russian President Vladimir Putin is not campaigning for re-election at all. But it is unlikely to matter for the 65-year-old strongman who is cruising towards victory and a historic fourth Kremlin term in next month’s election, with [...] The post No program, no debate but Putin cruising to poll win appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the opposition was hoping for a “coup”, during a marathon press conference that marked his first major public appearance since announcing he would seek a new six-year term in elections next year. #BeFullyInformed Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday… link: Putin says Russians will reject opposition ‘coup’ at annual press conference.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Putin seeks new term as Russia president in March vote

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, December 6, said he would seek a new six-year term in the country's March elections in a move that would make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin. Putin, who has been in power for the past 18 years, is expected ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2017

Mar Roxas in 2019? ‘Let’s cross the bridge when we get there’

MANILA, Philippines – Is he or isn’t he? Running for an elective post, that is.  Former presidential candidate and Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel Roxas III had declined to seek a post in the mid-term elections in 2019, according to LP president Francis Pangilinan on Monday, May 21.  But Roxas himself, when Rappler sought him ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Sarah Geronimo should rein in her Popsters

By now, Angeline Quinto must have already lodged a formal complaint against her bashers claiming to have in their possession a video clip showing that she and fellow singer Morisette Amon were laughing over Sarah Geronimo’s recent Las Vegas concert on April 30, Manila time. Sarah, hailed as Pop Princess, marked her 15th year in [...] The post Sarah Geronimo should rein in her Popsters appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Ombudsman special prosecutor applies for chief post

SPECIAL Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval of the Office of the Ombudsman has applied for its top post as incumbent Conchita Carpio Morales’ seven-year term ends in July. “Ayaw kong magpa-nominate. I want to be clear, na just in case may public officer na nag-nominate sa akin, mabe-beholden ako. I applied,” Sandoval said. Sandoval is a retired [...] The post Ombudsman special prosecutor applies for chief post appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition

MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition. Putin, who has ruled Russia for 18 years, will begin his next stint as leader two days after nearly 1,600 protesters including opposition leader Alexei Navalny [...] The post Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 7th, 2018

Smart boosts mobile internet services in QC

Pangilinan-led Smart Communications said its mobile internet modernization in Quezon City is poised for completion this May. In a statement, the wireless subsidiary unit of PLDT said average daily data revenue rose 23 percent in the city, while LTE (long term evolution) device usage also climbed 33 percent between the period of September last year [...] The post Smart boosts mobile internet services in QC appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Cardinal Tagle hits murder of Cagayan s Fr Mark Ventura

BULACAN, Philippines – Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle denounced the murder of Cagayan priest Father Mark Ventura, as more voices in the Catholic Church seek justice for the 37-year-old clergyman.  Ventura was shot dead by riding-in-tandem killers on Sunday, April 29, after saying Mass and as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Global Ferronickel CEO says planned mining curbs may hit output this year

MANILA — The Philippines’ second-biggest nickel miner, Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc., said planned government curbs on mining may hit its long-term output and would force it to make adjustments to meet its 2018 shipment goals. Manila wants to restrict the amount of land that miners can extract mineral deposits from at any given point in […] The post Global Ferronickel CEO says planned mining curbs may hit output this year appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

Danish inventor Madsen gets life term for journalist’s murder

COPENHAGEN: A Copenhagen court on Wednesday found Danish inventor Peter Madsen guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his homemade submarine last year, handing him a life sentence. Madsen, 47, had admitted chopping up the 30-year-old’s body and throwing her remains overboard in waters off Copenhagen on the [...] The post Danish inventor Madsen gets life term for journalist’s murder appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 25th, 2018

Erap’s birthday wish: One last term

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, who is celebrating his 81st birthday today, wishes for another three-year term to continue the programs that he initiated to restore the city’s old glory. Source link link: Erap’s birthday wish: One last term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Erap’s birthday wish: One last term

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, who is celebrating his 81st birthday today, wishes for another three-year term to continue the programs that he initiated to restore the city’s old glory......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Con-Com eyes reelection for president, mandatory Cabinet post for VP

MANILA, Philippines – The Consultative Committee (Con-Com) on revising the constitution is considering a 4-year term for both the president and vice president with the possibility of reelection for a second term. This was announced by Con-Com member and former justice Antonio Nachura Jr ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Consultative panel for new Constitution eyes 4-yr terms, one reelection for president, vice president, Congress

THE Consultative Committee (ConCom) tasked to review the 1987 Constitution has agreed in principle to reduce to four years the six-year term for the president and vice president of the Republic and eligible for “one reelection.” ConCom member, retired justice Antonio Eduardo Nachura, on Thursday said that under the proposed draft Charter the president, vice president, senators and [...] The post Consultative panel for new Constitution eyes 4-yr terms, one reelection for president, vice president, Congress appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Puno: Duterte cannot seek reelection or extend term

President Rodrigo Duterte cannot seek reelection nor extend his term even if a new Constitution providing for a federal form of government is passed before he steps down in 2022. According to former Chief Justice Reynato Puno, who heads the 20-member consultative committee tasked to propose Charter amendments, the six-year term limit imposed by the 1987 Constitution would still apply to Duterte even if the country transitions to a federal system during his term. "As of now the prohibitions and term limits under the 1987 Constitution would still be binding," Puno said in news briefing on Monday. Crafted after the Edsa People Power Revolution that ousted the dictator Ferdinand Mar...Keep on reading: Puno: Duterte cannot seek reelection or extend term.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

City of Dreams Manila sets the bar For CSR initiatives

City of Dreams Manila recognizes the participation of more than 4,000 of its employees or approximately 80% of its workforce who in 2017 engaged in the luxury resort's fourth year of long-term and sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. City of Dreams Manila's year-round outreach program last year included provisions for basic needs, social and learning activities for orphans and the elderly; refurbishing classrooms through the Department of Educations 'Brigada Eskwela' campaign; annual blood donations for Red Cross; relief goods for those affected by disasters; and mangrove and tree-planting and coastal clean-up drives. The various undertakings were aptly name...Keep on reading: City of Dreams Manila sets the bar For CSR initiatives.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

Duterte backs closure of Boracay island for one year

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said he was amenable to a long-term closure of Boracay island to pave way for the rehabilitation of the famous resort island. Speaking before the general assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines at the Manila Hotel on Tuesday night, Duterte said he told Undersecretary Eduardo Año, officer in charge [...] The post Duterte backs closure of Boracay island for one year appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 21st, 2018

‘Sex and the City’ star joins New York governor race

NEW YORK: Cynthia Nixon, the US actress who shot to fame as workaholic lawyer Miranda on “Sex and the City,” jumped into the race for New York governor Monday, unveiling a progressive platform championing economic equality and eschewing big business. The 51-year-old declared her candidacy with a two-minute campaign video posted on Twitter that showed [...] The post ‘Sex and the City’ star joins New York governor race appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

Russia, ever more isolated, set to re-elect Putin

MOSCOW: Russia is on Sunday set to elect Vladimir Putin to a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing isolation over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of US sanctions. Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent and is sure to extend [...] The post Russia, ever more isolated, set to re-elect Putin appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 17th, 2018